Council Common Position 2005/82/CFSP of 31 January 2005 repealing Common Positions 2002/401/CFSP on Nigeria, 2002/495/CFSP on Angola, 2002/830/CFSP on Rwanda and 2003/319/CFSP on the Lusaka Ceasefire agreement and the peace process in the Democratic Repub


Published: 2005-01-31

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2.2.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 29/49


COUNCIL COMMON POSITION 2005/82/CFSP

of 31 January 2005

repealing Common Positions 2002/401/CFSP on Nigeria, 2002/495/CFSP on Angola, 2002/830/CFSP on Rwanda and 2003/319/CFSP on the Lusaka Ceasefire agreement and the peace process in the Democratic Republic of Congo

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 15 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

The Council adopted conclusions concerning the EU policy towards Nigeria on 17 May 2003, towards Angola on 13 October 2003, towards Rwanda on 8 December 2003 and towards the African Great Lakes Region on 14 June 2004. These conclusions set out the broader EU policy with regard to these countries and that region.

(2)

Consequently, the Common Positions adopted by the Council with regard to these countries and that region which do not define common basic principles valid for a longer period of time and are not required as a legal basis for the implementation of EU policy, should be repealed,

HAS ADOPTED THIS COMMON POSITION:

Article 1

Common Positions 2002/401/CFSP (1) on Nigeria, 2002/495/CFSP (2) on Angola, 2002/830/CFSP (3) on Rwanda and 2003/319/CFSP (4) on the Lusaka Ceasefire agreement and the peace process in the Democratic Republic of Congo, are hereby repealed.

Article 2

This Common Position shall take effect on the day of its publication.

Article 3

This Common Position shall be published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Done at Brussels, 31 January 2005.

For the Council

The President

J. ASSELBORN


(1)  OJ L 139, 29.5.2002, p. 1.

(2)  OJ L 167, 26.6.2002, p. 9.

(3)  OJ L 285, 23.10.2002, p. 3.

(4)  OJ L 115, 9.5.2003, p. 87.